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Real Confessions from Accidental Entrepreneurs

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2009 | 6:47 PM

Can the news get any worse? Apparently, it can. Last week, Washington announced the unemployment rate hit the double digits - the worst it has been since the 1980s. The numbers don't even account for people who have been laid off and stopped looking. These times feel nothing short of...

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The Phony Business of Getting People Back in Business

(5) Comments | Posted June 1, 2009 | 11:18 AM

When my editor handed me a list of books I might want to review for the paper as part of an on-going series I had pitched about the job market, I found myself getting hotter and hotter under the collar. The authors on this list were comprised of so-called "career...

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When No One Knows What to Do With Your New Unemployed Status

(3) Comments | Posted April 30, 2008 | 9:59 PM

Just reaching for another juicy taste of shrimp cocktail, I feel the tap on my back. "Oh heeeyyy! How are you?" It is one of the PR contacts I had dealt with during my years of reporting. Her tight turtleneck seemed to be squeezing the wire thin smile across her...

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